Treatment for Hepatitis C
My brother recently identified HCV positive, the blood report has arrived and he has 349 (range 0-140). What treatment should we start first.
What are the prevention of hepatitis C?
Hi doc, I?m curious to know more about hepatitis c. What is hepatitis and hepatitis C? How can you get hepatitis C? How can I prevent passing on the virus to others? How is it treatment? Is there a vaccine for hepatitis C?
Liver transplantation in hepatitis C.
Hello doc, my husband is 34 year old with hepatitis C. The physician has treating him has suggested liver transplant. Could u give me insight about the same and who is it indicated? What are its complications?
Suggest me doctors for Hepatitis C
My uncle has hepititis c and can not find a doctor who will take him because he has a medical. We have tried everything and no one will help. We need a doctor who lives in Illinois or Missouri. If you know anyone who could help him please let us know. He is also a diabetic and has COPD.
Hepatitis C & RNA Test are confusing me
Friends, I was suffering HCV Genotype 3 My hepatologist started Pegasys+ribavirin therapy on july 2008 for 24 weeks. Around 7 months of therapy he made some pathology test followed 21.07.2009 : HCV Quantitive: Less than detectable limits ALT(SGPT):73 U/L S.Bilirubin:1.0 mg/dl Prothombine: 1.13...
Can hepatitis C delay HIV testing ?
Hi doctor, I was worried of being infected with HIV from the moment i started developing symptoms. So i took an antibody test 6 weeks after exposure which came out negative. I also got a duo test at 8 weeks exposure and another rapid at 9, 11 and 13 weeks - negative. During this time I ve only...
Is it possible to cure hepatitis C with alternative medicines ?
i am suffering from hep c for the last 6 yrs..tried combination treatment of ribavirin peg interferon for six mths..about 2 mths back i i had been detected wid the same virus and moreover the viral load has increased to 2.7 million. wat shd be the symptoms at this stage and how to cope with it.i...
Is hepatitis C infection contagious disease?
I have a friend that has hep c. Today I used a razor and made a tiny tiny cut on my breast how likely is it that I that was my friends razor that I will catch hep c? When I looked no blood was coming out I didn t even know there was a cut . I just looked and it s a red dot so I assumed I cut myself.
What is the reason for difficulty in diagnosing hepatitis C?
Im looking for answers on hepatitis c . I keep looking online but nothing is really helping me to understand why its hard for drs to diagnose the diseease. I read that you (doctors in general) would have to suspect it first in order to have the tests done for a proper diagnosis? But even after...
What should be the treatment and diet for hepatitis C?
My mom is sufferung from a disease hepatitis c. I need your help and guidance. She has gone through a few laboratry tests. I request you to please go through these reports and tell me the status and guide me about her treatment please. Tell me about her diet as well. Please send me the email id...
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Consult a hepatologist (Liver specialist)
Needs several investigations / and repetitions / and follow up
Prolonged course of costly drugs (interferons)!
Prognosis is good...
Wishing speedy recovery
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